Synthesis of glauconite composites and study of their antibacterial activity

Sergey B. Venig, Rimma K. Chernova, Victor G. Sergeantov, Alexey A. Selifonov, Olga G. Shapoval, Olga V. Nechaeva, Vladimir P. Splyukhin, Andrey M. Zakharevich, Ekaterina I. Selifonova, Galina N. Naumova, Natalia N. Scherbakova


The elemental composition, the surface morphology and the sorption properties of glauconite from the Beloozerskoye deposit in Saratov Region were investigated. The nanocomposites based on glauconite as a matrix with doxycycline and tetracycline were synthesised. The antibacterial activity of the obtained composites against Staphylococcus aureus was studies.


glauconite; tetracycline; doxycycline; sorption; antibacterial composite; Staphylococcus aureus

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